Dipa Karmakar might have not won the medal in Rio Olympics but she, for sure, won a billion hearts. The way this young girl from Tripura in India rose to the occasion in the Olympics was simply outstanding.
I think India should be very very proud of #DipaKarmakar.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) August 14, 2016
Its not about winning medals. Its about breaking through all stereotypes n proving u are there with the best, u inspire us all #DipaKarmakar
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) August 14, 2016
T 2348 – #DipaKarmakar .. the pride of India .. your story is what compels us to do better … and we will !! Many congratulations !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 14, 2016
i have seen some things in my life, but i have never cried at a sports event. i am today. this girl is just… #DipaKarmakar
— Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) August 14, 2016